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TV OS Scrap, Who Will Come Out On Top?


According to Andrew Eisner at Retrevo, TV manufacturers really need to standardize on the OS, for the sake of the customer—and this will probably lead to the ultimate showdown. He writes, "A TV OS vacuum exists at the moment and unfortunately for consumers, TV manufacturers appear to be filling it with their own proprietary offerings. At this year’s CES, we saw all the big players showing off "connected" TVs with proprietary environments offering apps and services from providers like Netflix, Blockbuster, Pandora, and Skype. LG calls their platform “NetCast,” Samsung calls theirs “Samsung Apps” and Vizio has a platform called “Vizio Internet Apps” or VIA...” Click Here to read more.